In a blockbuster movie season seemingly defined by Hobbits and wizards, Brazilian kids last week were eager for the arrival of still more fantastical creatures: dwarves and Xuxa.
"Harry" is unlikely to become a billionaire. But Warner Bros.' family-fantasy blockbuster may come awfully close to that mark once its final worldwide box office is tallied.
Billy Bob Thornton won the National Board of Review’s actor prize for his perf in “Monster’s Ball,” “Bandits” and “The Man Who Wasn’t There.” Information was incomplete in Tuesday’s paper…
Distribs seeking a little B.O. daylight got good news recently when Miramax bumped romancer "Kate & Leopold" to a Christmas bow. The bad news is that trimmed the frame's field of openers to a…
Artisan Pictures has tapped scribe Bill Wheeler to pen "The Garbo Deception," a drama based on source material recounting the activities of WWII double agent Juan Pujol.
"A Beautiful Mind" has racked up five Broadcast Film Critics Assn. award nominations, for best picture, actor (Russell Crowe), director (Ron Howard), supporting actress (Jennifer Connelly) and…
Dimension Films has acquired the rights to develop and produce an animated feature based on "Bloom County" character Opus the penguin.
A monster shark, talking primates, beer-soaked frat boys and the Von Trapp family all piqued the fancy of the Library of Congress, which Tuesday named 25 features to the National Film Registry.
Universal has picked up Belgian and Dutch rights to Teutonic tyke pic "Das Sams" from financially troubled German entertainment group Kinowelt Medien.
Momentum Pictures has picked up U.K. rights to "Crossroads," the acting debut of teen-pop diva Britney Spears.
Zacharias Kunuk's poetic epic "Atanarjuat, the Fast Runner" is among the year's top 10 Canadian films, as chosen by a 10-member panel of filmmakers, film programmers and journalists set up by the…